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Reporting Obligation for the year 2021 – Alternative Investment Funds Managers/Alternative Investment Funds

MAP RMS would like to inform you about the upcoming Reporting Obligations for Alternative Investment Funds Managers (‘AIFMs’) and Alternative Investment Funds (‘AIFs’) for the year 2021, in order to...
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Risk Management and Capital Adequacy Reporting Obligations for CIFs for the year 2021

Few days away from the end of this unique year, MAP RMS would like to inform you about the upcoming Risk Management/Capital Adequacy Reporting Obligations for Cypriot Investment Firms (‘CIFs’)...
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IFR / IFD: Final RTS draft on prudential requirements for Investment Firms (EBA-RTS-2020-11)

On 16 December 2020, the European Banking Authority (“EBA”) has published a package of seven (7) final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (“RTS”) on the prudential treatment of investment firms pursuant...
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Setting Countercyclical buffer rate for Cyprus For the period 01 January 2021- 31 March 2021

On the 24th November 2020, Central Bank of Cyprus (‘CBC’), acting as the macroprudential authority of Cyprus has notified all Cypriot Investment Firms (‘CIFs’) about the latest decision to set...
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Circular C417 – Prudential treatment of crypto assets and financial instruments relating to crypto assets

On November 25, 2020, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (‘CySEC’) issued Circular C417 “Prudential treatment of crypto assets and enhancement of risk management procedures associated with crypto assets” which...
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FCA bans the sale of crypto-derivatives to retail consumers

On 6 October 2020, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the final rules banning the sale and distribution of derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) that reference certain types...
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Guidelines on Liquidity Stress Testing (LST) for UCITS and AIFs

ESMA issued on the 2nd of September 2019 the final report on the Guidelines on Liquidity Stress Testing (LST) in UCITS and AIFs in order to address liquidity risks in...
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IFR & IFD

The European Parliament on 16 April 2019 has adopted a new, comprehensive regulatory regime for investment firms: the Investment Firm Directive (“IFD“) and Investment Firm Regulation (“IFR“) are intended to...
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CRR2 & CRD5

The Basel III reforms implemented by CRR 2 (Regulation (EU) 2019/876) and CRD 5 (Directive (EU) 2019/878) include an overhaul of the market risk regime, new capital rules for derivatives...
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